Monthly Archives: September 2008

4 months at the Lab

I recently celebrated my fourth month at the Lab and it has been a terrific adventure so far. As the leader of this amazing company, what have I been focused on? Leading the company’s efforts to make Second Life more … Continue reading

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Visit Burning Life, today through Oct. 5

For years, Philip Linden has talked about the annual Burning Man Festival and the ways its open-ended nature, participant-created content and art contributed to his vision of what Second Life could be. For those who aren’t familiar with the event, … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements & News, Community, Creativity & Ideas, Events, Interviews, Inworld Content, Music, Resident Experience | 33 Comments

Getting a Second Life Just Got Easier with Direct SLurl

As we’ve discussed several times in this space, improving the “first hour” experience of new Residents is one of our primary goals. As our use cases and base continue to diversify, it’s important to begin tailoring the Second Life experience … Continue reading

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Minor Land Store Upgrade On Wednesday

Just a short announcement that the Land Store will be taken down on Wednesday 17th September for an upgrade to version 2.01. It will be switched off at 9am PST, and all being well will be back up by 11am … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements & News, Concierge, Land

More Information on Ad Farms and Network Advertisers

In this follow-up blog post on Ad Farming, I will be talking about the new rules. As with my previous post, I’d like to then move the discussion into this thread on the forums so that as many of you … Continue reading

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Frank Ambrose: Updates on the Second Life Grid

Hello, I’m Frank Ambrose, the Senior VP of Global Technology, and I’d like to take this opportunity to let you know about some of the work we’re doing on the Second Life Grid. By way of introduction, I’m a recent … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements & News, Bugs & Fixes, Development, Operations, Resident Experience | 76 Comments

2008 Hippo Award Winners Announced

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the second annual Linden Lab Innovation Awards, known as “the Hippos,” which honor the exceptional, and varied, work done by open source community members. Rob Linden presented the awards at a mixed reality … Continue reading

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